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East High culinary student shines at James Beard event
Shayla Coleman, a junior at East High School, was one of six students chosen to assist James Beard Award-winning chefs at the Friends of James Beard Chef Invitational hosted by Sand Valley Resort in Nekoosa earlier this month.
Jane Goodall tells UW-Madison crowd there is still hope, time to save the planet
"Never forget: Every single day you live on this planet you make some impact," Goodall said. "Every single one of you."
What to know about new research on coffee and heart risks
New research finds that drinking caffeinated coffee did not significantly affect one kind of heart rhythm that results in extra beats. But it did signal a slight increase in another type of heart hiccup in people who drank more than…
Polzin: Why Greg Gard has to have an eye on next season before this one's even over
A strange recruiting calendar has left Wisconsin basketball with no choice but to dive into the transfer portal while still preparing to play in the NIT semifinals.
Man flees police, wrecks vehicle filled with cocaine at John Nolen exit, authorities say
Monona police chased the man from West Broadway after an attempted traffic stop.
It's a record: Madison snowfall on Saturday broke daily record last set in 1899
Saturday's snow also set a new daily snowfall record for March.
With overdoses up, states look at harsher fentanyl penalties
State lawmakers nationwide are responding to the deadliest overdose crisis in U.S. history by pushing harsher penalties for possessing fentanyl and other powerful lab-made opioids.
Planets on parade: 5 will be lined up in night sky this week
There's a special chance this week to see five planets lined up in the night sky. Mercury, Jupiter, Venus, Uranus and Mars will gather near the moon in a planet parade.
‘John Wick: Chapter 4’ comes out blazing with $73.5M
“John Wick: Chapter 4,” the fourth installment in the Keanu Reeves assassin series, debuted with a franchise-best $73.5 million at the box office.
5 things to know about North Texas, Wisconsin men's basketball's NIT semifinal opponent
The Badgers will have to contend with the Mean Green's lockdown defense and methodical offensive approach in the National Invitation Tournament semifinals.
Mental health program works to reduce barriers to care for Latino community
An innovative program is making mental health services easier to access for Latino residents.
State Journal staffers win 19 state journalism awards
The Wisconsin State Journal won four first-place awards in the state contest.
Madison man works to preserve coffins in Thai caves
Craig Deller, a conservator, traveled to Southeast Asia in February to help researchers develop a plan designed to preserve the 2,000-year-old wooden coffins.
'Masterwork's series highlights Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra 2023-24 season
Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra to perform unheard 'gems,' world premiere and classical works in Masterworks series.
Rep. LaKeshia Myers -- Riot bill will stifle legitimate protest
“A riot is the language of the unheard. And what is it America has failed to hear? It has failed to hear that the plight of the negro poor has worsened over the last 12 or 15 years. It has…
Dr. Zorba Paster: Not all children's fevers should be treated the same
Dear Doc: Whenever my child is sick, I get out the thermometer. If their temperature is above 98.6, I treat it. I’ve heard that might not be the best thing for my child. Any truth in that? — Kim, from…
Editorial | Protasiewicz is the only qualified candidate for Wisconsin Supreme Court
Unlike Protasiewicz, conservative Dan Kelly was neither born nor raised in Wisconsin, and he's chosen to serve partisan interests instead of the public.
Meet the State Journal All-Area gymnastics team
Verona/Edgewood's Annika Rufenacht repeats as area Gymnast of the Year while the Wildcats' Rachael Hauser and Mount Horeb's Martha Koller-Faust share Coach of the Year honors again.
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Wisconsin men's basketball still confident in Connor Essegian despite slump
The Badgers freshman was one of the best shooters in the Big Ten, but an 0-fer against Rutgers was a first.